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Alameda Health Consortium Executive Team

Andie Martinez Patterson – Chief Executive Officer

Andie Martinez Patterson joined Alameda Health Consortiums as its CEO in July of 2022.

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Prior to serving at CHCN, Andie worked at the California Primary Care Association (CPCA) for nearly 15 years working to advance the mission of community health centers statewide. For the last decade she worked to build and advanced a payment reform initiative for health centers in California. Her last role at CPCA was as the Senior Vice President for Strategy, Integration and System Impact.

Andie’s background includes public policy, community organizing, advocacy, and membership engagement. She has an undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago, and a master’s degree in Public Policy from the Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs (UMN).


Njeri McGee-Tyner – Senior Director of Healthcare Access 

Njeri McGee-Tyner is the Senior Director of Healthcare Access and has been with Alameda Health Consortium since 2007.

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She has extensive experience in enrollment and retention strategies for health insurance programs. Her professional years of experience include public health programs, staff trainings, and project planning and implementation. Njeri has served on numerous planning, advisory committees, and non-profit boards. She is extremely dedicated and passionate about her work with a desire to implement projects that provide access to healthcare for underserved communities. She is a graduate of the Blue Shield Foundation’s Clinic Leadership Institute’s Emerging Leaders program. Njeri holds a B.S. degree in Health Sciences from California State University, East Bay.



Toni Panetta – Chief Impact Officer 

Toni Panetta joined Alameda Health Consortium as Policy Director and became its Chief Impact Officer in 2023.

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Toni brings nearly two decades of experience in state-level government affairs, public policy work, and political engagement, with a focus on safety-net healthcare and human services policy and funding mechanisms. Most recently, Toni served as a regional government affairs manager for the National Service Office for Nurse-Family Partnership and Child First, two evidence-based maternal, infant & early childhood home visiting programs that improve families’ health, reduce child abuse, and increase families’ self-sufficiency. Prior to that, Ms. Panetta served as director of mission programs for Susan G. Komen Colorado, where she was responsible for managing state-level public policy efforts and a $2 million annual grant portfolio to reduce disparities in breast cancer outcomes, and as political director for NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado Inc. & NARAL Pro-Choice Colorado Foundation, where she managed the organizations’ elections and public policy programs to increase access to the full spectrum of reproductive health services. A Colorado native, Toni is a runner, hiker & kayaker; and a lover of outdoor music festivals, travel, and flavorful food.



AHC Staff


Dan Clanon – HIV ACCESS Patient-Centered Medical Home IT Systems Specialist

Dan Clanon has been helping HIV ACCESS clinics implement and maintain electronic health records (EHR) since 2002.

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He is currently working on a Patient Centered Medical Home demonstration project at the same ACCESS clinics, and will be helping to allow EHRs to support panel management at those programs. Dan has a Bachelor’s in marine biology from the University of California Santa Cruz and has worked as an IT support professional since 1997.


Megan Crowley – HIV ACCESS Senior Program Manager 

Megan Crowley joined the Consortium as the HIV ACCESS PCMH Project Coordinator in May 2012 and was promoted to Senior Program Manager in 2021.

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Most recently, she was the Program Coordinator for the Partnership for Family Health, a consortium of clinics providing HIV Primary Care and supportive services to women, youth, and children in Northern Manhattan, New York City. Megan’s experience also includes working at Planned Parenthood Golden Gate, César E. Chávez Institute, and the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. She received her Masters of Public Health in 2008 from Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, focusing on Sexuality and Health.



Jany De Angel – Project Coordinator for Healthcare Access

Jany De Angel joined Alameda Health Consortium’s Eligibility and Enrollment department in March 2024.

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Prior to Alameda Health Consortium, Jany worked as a Project Coordinator for Liveable City and ReBuilding Together in San Francisco where she gained community oriented social justice work experience. Jany comes to us with marketing and web design experience through TechKnowledge Group in Los Gatos, CA and National STEM Honor Society in Gloucester, MA. In her role as the Project Coordinator for Healthcare Access, Jany will be coordinating activities and managing deliverables for our California Primary Care Association Medi-Cal Navigator Project.

Jany is a San Francisco State University graduate, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Marketing. In her spare time she enjoys inline skating, snowboarding, and watching documentaries.




Janae Hawkins – Administrative Assistant

Janae Hawkins joined Alameda Health Consortium in 2020 as the Administrative Assistant.

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She received her B.S in Health Science from California State University, East Bay. Before joining Alameda Health Consortium as a full-time staff, she spent time as the 2019 summer Policy and Advocacy intern. Janae is passionate about accessible and affordable health care for all. Currently, Janae is working towards her Masters in Community Medicine.


Karen Permillion – Healthcare Access Manager

Karen Permillion joined Alameda Health Consortium as the Healthcare Access Manager in October 2022. She brings over 18 years of diversified business knowledge and experience managing multi-site and interstate operations for clinics and hospitals.

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Prior to joining the AHC/CHCN team, Karen served for nearly 19 years at Alameda Health System managing areas of the Revenue Cycle Division that included Enrollment Services and Training, Revenue Integrity, and Patient Financial Services. Being passionate about education/training, in her senior role, Karen initiated provider education on coding and documentation compliance to improve billing clean claims. Following her tenure with the health system, she was Call Center Manager for Sutter Health Patient Access and Rehabilitation services. Her last position was Dental Program Manager for LifeLong Medical Care with a focus on improving oral health care access and delivery for school-based health clinics and other safety net populations. Karen received a Master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from California State University East Bay.

Jody Sahota – Senior Advocacy & Communications Manager

Jody is the Senior Advocacy and Communications Manager at Alameda Health Consortium.

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Jody brings over a decade of experience in advocacy at the federal level during her work with California Humanities, a state-wide nonprofit partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Jody holds a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from the University of Toronto and has done post-graduate work in English Literature, also at the University of Toronto. Jody has always had a passion for advocating for causes she believes in and has worked at the local level on many political campaigns as well as advocating for social justice.



Carolina Wong – Senior Program Specialist 

Carolina joined Alameda Health Consortium as Project Coordinator for the Eligibility and Enrollment Department in 2020 and became its Senior Program Specialist in 2023.

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Carolina graduated from California State University, East Bay with a major in Spanish Language and Literature, and a minor in International Studies. Prior to Alameda Health Consortium, Carolina worked for La Clinica de La Raza for 9+ years, the first five years as the Front Desk Clerk and as a Human Service Specialist for the latter four years.

Carolina assisted patients in enrolling in Covered California, HealthPAC, and through active outreach to Medi-Cal, and CalFresh. Carolina brings not just experience in enrollment but a passion for working with our underserved community members and with patients from all backgrounds to ensure that they have access to quality healthcare. Carolina understands and appreciates the importance of educating our patients on accessibility to public health coverage programs.


Zara Zaidi, Senior Manager, Health Policy & Government Affairs 

Zara joined Alameda Health Consortium as the Senior Manager of Health Policy and Government Affairs in 2024.

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Zara brings over eight years of experience in U.S. health policy, public health, and health systems operations. Prior to joining the consortium, Zara served as a public policy manager at Medicines360, a nonprofit pharma focused on addressing equitable access to medicines for women. She brings subject-matter expertise in 340B and Medicaid reimbursement policies and is passionate about leveraging policy and evidence-based solutions to target health outcomes.

Zara earned her Bachelors from the University of California, Irvine, and earned a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University, where she focused on understanding structural and social inequities impacting underserved communities’ health. Raised in the San Francisco, Bay Area, Zara is a baker, swimmer, scuba diver, sunset lover, and farmers market fiend.